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Folkloric Group Of Cangaceiros , Paulo Afonso , Bahia State , Brazil . Cangaço ...

Folkloric Group Of Cangaceiros , Paulo Afonso , Bahia State , Brazil . Cangaço  ...

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Description: Folkloric group of cangaceiros , Paulo Afonso , Bahia State , Brazil . Cangaço is the name given to a form of " social bandity " in the Nordeste of Brazil in late 19th and early 20th centuries . This region of Brazil is known for its aridness and hardships , and in a form of reaction against the domination of the land owners , the government and the European colonizers , many men and women decided to become nomadic bandits , roaming the sertões , seeking money , food , and revenge .

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